Helianthemum spp.

rockrose

Cistaceae

Synonyms:  Helianthemum arenicola, Helianthemum nashii, Helianthemum georgianum, Helianthemum marinifolium

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.5-1.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      white
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden. Rarely grown, mostly small wildflowers. Plant near the front of the garden so that they will be seen.
Propagation: Seed. Some can be grown by dividing clumps.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Slightly acidic to neutral

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Mostly in open, relatively dry sites.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B

Other

Other Comments: Choose a species that grows naturally in your area.